The byke is Matheran's first human dwelling. Built in 1854 by the discoverer of Matheran, Hugh Malet, the then Collector of Thane. The Byke bunglow still stand majestically in all its pristine glory personifying heritages unparalleled. In the surrounding 7 acres is built THE BYKE-A Hotel Retreat.
Matheran's most luxurious Resort offers you enchanting cottages equipped with modern amenities. All the double bedrooms, suites and two bedroom cottages have a verandah and independent access. Indulge yourself in a choice of vegetarian cuisine, or relish exotic cocktail treats at our exclusive Bar, The Malet's Oasis. Dance away the night under disco lights at our air-conditioned discotheque.
The Byke is vast spread over the green hills of Matheran. Being the very first property built in Matheran, The Byke is a truly heritage property. Right from the grand entrance leading to the reception and overlooking the Cottages it just speaks of its class. The main center of the hotel is the activity area near the pool with a bar on one side and the majestic structure on the other side.
A/C Luxury Deluxe Room : This room is furnished with a double bed, a sofa cum bed and equipped with a colour television and telephone etc. It has a separate verandah to sit out and an attached bathroom. This unit can comfortably accommodate a family of 2 adults & 2 children.
A/C Suite : This unit consists of a master bedroom and a living cum bedroom. The suite is furnished with two double beds and sofa cum bed. There is one bathroom between the two rooms. One colour television and a telephone are provided for this unit. It has an independent verandah. 4 adults & 2 children can be housed here
A/C Duplex : This cottage has one bedroom furnished with a double bed and the second living cum bedroom furnished with a double bed and a sofa cum double bed. The bedrooms have their independent attached bathrooms. This unit also has two televisions and telephone etc. This unit can accommodate upto 6 adults
A/C Byke Cottage : This cottage has two bedrooms furnished with double beds and a living room furnished with a sofa cum double bed and a sofa cum single bed. The bedrooms have their independent attached bathrooms. This unit also has two televisions and telephone etc. This unit can accommodate upto 7 adults.
The Byke hosts a whole lots of indoor and outdoor games for all ages. The sport lovers can play a challenging game of Tennis, Badminton, table-tannis and Cricket. Play the brain game of chess, carom or the sheer fun at playing at pool table.
For the aqua-enthusiasts we offer a full-fledged swimming pool with a giant waterfall. While the kiddies pool with water slide will leave your young ones thrilled with the water splashes. Try the open air jacuzzi near the swimming pool or dance to the rhythm of the music in the rain dance. You will never feel the heat as it water everywhere. Fountains near the bunglow and at the reception adds to the effect.